Further characteristics of jaw injury and TMD: The OPPERA study

Today at the 94th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Sonia Sharma, University at Buffalo, N.Y., USA, will present a study titled "Further Characteristics of Jaw Injury ...

Medical research

Hidden impatience revealed in linguistics study

Someone's asked you a question, and halfway through it, you already know the answer. While you think you're politely waiting for your chance to respond, new research shows that you're actually more impatient than you realize.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Osteonecrosis of jaw risk highest for IV bisphosphonate use

(HealthDay)—The risk of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) is highest in association with intravenous bisphosphonate use, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Review highlights ways to prevent and manage jaw bone disease

A review of more than a decade's worth of research on osteonecrosis of the jaw—when the bone in the jaw is exposed and begins to starve from a lack of blood—points to an increased risk for patients taking certain drugs ...


Research explains how you bite off the chocolate from nuts

Simply biting off the chocolate from a nut dipped in chocolate, instead of biting through both the chocolate and nut requires sophisticated control of the biting power. This is possible owing to an advanced coordination of ...


Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager

Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation, the hospital said Thursday.

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